Priyanka bags Jaya Bachchan’s role in ‘Zanjeer’ remake

Zeenews Bureau

Mumbai: Priyanka Chopra seems to bear a fixation for the Bachchans. After having appeared in the remake of Amitabh Bachchan starrer blockbusters- ‘Don’ and ‘Agneepath’, PC is all set for a hatrick as she has been chosen as the female lead in a yet another Big B remake - ‘Zanjeer’.

This time, the bubbly actress will reprise the role of none other than Jaya Bachchan. The actor bagged the coveted role, despite speculation that she is being sidelined by the influential lot in the industry. After this new development, these reports can now be put to rest.

Moreover, according to a source, for her part in the new age ‘Zanjeer’ that is set against an oil mafia backdrop it is rumoured that Priyanka has been offered a cool Rs 11 crore!

The film co-produced by Prakash Mehra`s son Amit Mehra and Reliance Entertainment will go on floors on April 13 at Film City.

It has been learnt that Priyanka, who has already had her meeting with the makers of the film, is up for the challenge and will mostly give her nod of approval soon.

Veteran Telugu actor Chiranjeevi’s son Ram Charan Teja will reprise the role of Amitabh Bachchan in the film.